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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

As a couple sometimes its nice to have a little getaway together. We were restricted with available time so wanted something close to the city of Sydney for a fun weekend. Well if we had sat down and made a list of ticks for must haves Forsyth filled the bill. Accomodation is spotless. Breakfast was delicious. Hosts were there when...

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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Ok - so I've written some 145 or so reviews so far and I try very hard to be fair. This was the strangest stay I've had anywhere - ever - in 40 years of travel. It troubles me that I'm the first to mention this of the reviews so far but sometimes things change and sometimes people just don't...

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ForsythBnB, Owner at Forsyth Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

NOTHING HAS CHANGED AT FORSYTH BNB - READ ON! Firstly, I can assure the reader that nothing has changed at Forsyth BnB, and we continue to provide first class personalised service and accommodation for guests, as described in the other 166 reviews. Prior to responding, I took the opportunity to review the reviews of this reviewer (in excess of 170),...

Ashland, Oregon
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We stayed at Rozelle Room for 3 nights and Blackwattle room for 2 nights. We definitely preferred Rozelle Room. So many birds around the neighborhood, we heard loud bird singing as soon as we got up. Such a wonderful way to start the day! This house is in a very quiet residential neighborhood. But it's convenient for everything. We took...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

The entire experience at Forsyth is well planned and managed by Gary who will be your perfect host during your stay. From nutritious healthy breakfast to local eatery advice to transport ideas to lively conversation Gary will be your guide. Quality is the watchword throughout your stay. The rooms, the food, the service and the experience are all first class....

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1Thank Alan W
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a short two nights one day stay. Gary and Julie treated us so beautifully in spite of our awkward timing for arrival and departure. It is a great choice and Glebe is as charming as the accommodations. A much smarter choice than any hotel in Sydney. Thanks Gary and Julie for your warm hospitality.

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Sanford, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 September 2015

When I originally booked into the Forsythe B&B, one of the factors that influenced me was to see how ANY accommodation could garner nothing but five-star ratings. Well, I've now stayed in both rooms they offer, and have seen why. I am adding yet another "top mark" to Gary & Julie for what they both offer and deliver. My quandary...

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2Thank Ed B
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Simply the best! We loved this classy and extremely well-run bed and breakfast in the delightful suburb of Glebe (about a 30 minute walk into the downtown, but there are lots of buses too). Gary is a wonderful host, with great restaurant recommendations nearby, and fabulous breakfasts, outside in the courtyard in nice weather, and he also makes a great...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stayed at Forsyth B n' B for 12 days while we were in Sydney to watch the Netball World Cup and we had the most awesome stay. Our room was very comfortable and had everything that we needed for our stay. The room was serviced daily and impeccably clean. Gary was very helpful and helped us find our way...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We stayed at the Forsyth B&B for 4 nights in late March/early April. We enjoyed our visit there immensely and have excellent memories of our stay. Gary picked us up at the airport upon our arrival and brought us to the B&B in the Glebe district of Sydney. After a brief nap to recover from our overnight flight from Singapore,...

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Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

We started our 3 weeks in Australia in this B&B. Gary came to pick us up at the airport and immediatly started giving us great Aussie tips😊 Some great Aussie wine to welcome us, followed by a great night sleep and delicious breakfast. The location is a bit outside the main city, but perfectly doable by bus our on foot....

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Staying in Glebe

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Glebe
An inner city suburb along the water, Glebe has a deep-rooted sense of cultural history and heritage. It originated as a semi-rural resort for the well-to-do, but has transformed into a student-centric melting pot. Visit Glebe Point Road for ethnic cuisine as standard as Mexican, Indian, Italian and Chinese, or as diverse as Spanish, Bavarian, Polish, Czech and Lebanese. You will find that Glebe is accepting of the eccentrics and aboriginals that roam the streets, integrating students and people of all economic statuses into the multi-cultural fabric that distinguishes this suburb. Glebe Foreshore is a great destination for a leisurely walk along the Bay, and the Saturday market is a great scene for bargain hunters.
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BOOKINGS ONLY AVAILABLE DIRECTLY WITH FORSYTH BNB. Forsyth is a delightful boutique bed and breakfast, a "piece of inner-city serenity", nestled between Glebe Point Road and Blackwattle Bay on Sydney Harbour, located 3 kms from the city and 20 minutes drive from the airport. Forsyth offers two spacious quiet guest rooms, both located upstairs, with no common walls. Each has a queen size bed, its own bathroom, reverse cycle air-conditioning, cable television, and free wi-fi. The Blackwattle Room has a separate television/ reading space and en-suite shower room, and "a circular porthole offsets the angular ceiling and gives a bird's eye view of the street". The Rozelle Room offers a full size bathroom (with double shower, bath and bidet) and a private balcony with views out towards Anzac Bridge and the city. Glebe Village has numerous restaurants which cater for every taste. Blackwattle Park with its beautiful foreshore promenade along Sydney Harbour is located a minute's walk from Forsyth, and Sydney Fish Market, a working fishing port, is close by. Forsyth is well serviced by public transport, and close to many local attractions including Chinatown, Star Casino, Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Powerhouse Museum. The Rocks and the Opera House are a short bus ride away or a walk for the hearty. In good weather, breakfast is served outside in the Japanese courtyard garden, alternatively in the dining room with its cathedral ceiling. Pick-up/drop-off at Sydney airport or cruise terminals is available on request. In order to avoid disappointment, please book early. We hope you enjoy your stay at Forsyth BnB. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forsyth Bed & Breakfast

Address: 3 Forsyth Street | Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Glebe
Price Range: €126 - €150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The room with the deck is the best, but both are good.”
 of 5 bubbles crossleyb, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both suites are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles dt63, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rozelle Room with nice en suite and private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles WayneC63, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“back room has lovely balcony with table and chairs”
 of 5 bubbles hilary0, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Rozelle”
 of 5 bubbles 574cathyr, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
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